Many of you will recognize Clifford Gevirtz for his role as moderator of the Postgraduate Assembly Annual Bragging Contest, a position he fills with inimitable vim and verve.
After received his MD and MPH from Tulane University, Dr. Gevirtz completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Albert Einstein/Montefiore system and a fellowship in Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Following his interest in academic medicine, he has served as an attending at NYU and at Einstein/Montefiore. His leadership skills have led him to the positions of Chief of Service at both Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan and the Bronx VA Hospital. Pursuant to his interests in pain, he has also served as Chair of the Veteran’s Integrated Service Network #3 Pain Management Committee. Dr. Gevirtz has published more than 60 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He has also served on 12 third-world medical missions.
Currently, Dr. Gevirtz is Medical Director of Somnia, Inc, a perioperative practice management organization (somniaanesthesiaservices.com). His areas of expertise include Ambulatory Anesthesia, Orthopedics, Neuroanesthesia, and Pain Medicine.